BTN #9

The solar system

Link- The Solar System — our home in space-we82e3  

Recalls:

  1. Our solar system is divided into 2 categories, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are terrestrial planets. Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus are gas giants.
  2. Mars has a mountain that is 26km high and it’s more than 3 times as high as Mount Everest.
  3. Jupiter draws most of the dangerous asteroids away from earth.

Questions:

  1. Why do the biggest planets have the most moons?
  2. What would happen if we didn’t have gas giants and all the planets were the same size?

Insight:

  1. I now understand how the solar system works.

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